Hey Jesse,

I've seen random failures and timeouts in the past, but in the last 48
hours they have become very consistent. I've got 4 accounts that have
just 'stuck'. Very tempted to just close up the app.


David

On Sep 6, 9:13 am, Jesse Stay <jesses...@gmail.com> wrote:
> David, that's a long-time issue, and I believe there may even be a few bugs
> open for it.  Twitter has recommended you use the pagination methods for
> users with over a certain number of followers (they haven't seemed to be
> able to specify what that number is).  Unfortunately, as we saw a couple
> days ago, even that's not reliable all the time.
>
> On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 2:00 AM, David W. <d...@botanicus.net> wrote:
>
> > Hi Jesse,
>
> > Just like to chirp in and say I'm seeing weirdness too. Particularly, /
> > followers/ids is taking more than 10 seconds to return for all
> > accounts with over 30k followers, or alternatively are failing with
> > 401s (using OAuth tokens). Since 10s is the hard limit for AppEngine,
> > my app cannot function without making repeated requests (which results
> > in hitting another, involves-cash limit, not to mention the unpaid
> > development time). My application is subsequently dead in the water
> > for the users who rely on it most.
>
> > <abusive rant directed at ops management removed for brevity>
>
> > David
>
> > On Sep 5, 8:40 pm, Jesse Stay <jesses...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I've disabled all our following scripts until we hear back from Twitter
> > on
> > > this. Can I pay to get a 24/7 support number I can call for stuff like
> > this?
> > > Jesse
>
> > > On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 1:38 PM, PJB <pjbmancun...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > > The fix to last nights 5000 limit to friends/ids, followers/ids now
> > > > returns with approximately 1-5% duplicates.
>
> > > > For example:
>
> > > > User1:
> > > > followers: 32795
> > > > unique followers: 32428
>
> > > > User2:
> > > > friends: 32350
> > > > unique friends: 32046
>
> > > > User3:
> > > > followers: 19243
> > > > unique followers: 19045
>
> > > > NEITHER of these figures comes close to matching what is on
> > > > Twitter.com.  In fact, if I repeat the same calls 10 times for each
> > > > user (with no following/unfollowing in between), each result is
> > > > usually different.
>
> > > > The duplicates follow either immediately or within 2 or 3 positions
> > > > after each other.
>
> > > > What's strange is that the duplicates are NOT the same if the call is
> > > > repeated.
>
> > > > Please help.
>
> > > > This bug is new as of this morning.

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